"-core" meaning in English

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Suffix

Etymology: Derived from hardcore (“hardcore punk; a particularly fast and intense form of punk rock”). Etymology templates: {{m|en|hardcore||hardcore punk; a particularly fast and intense form of punk rock}} hardcore (“hardcore punk; a particularly fast and intense form of punk rock”) Head templates: {{head|en|suffix|cat2=productive suffixes|cat3=|head=|id=}} -core, {{en-suffix|cat2=productive suffixes}} -core
  1. (music) Denoting a genre of music, especially one influenced by hardcore music. Tags: morpheme Categories (topical): Music Derived forms: core () (english: an aesthetic ending in the suffix -core)
    Sense id: en--core-en-suffix-en:music Topics: entertainment, lifestyle, music
  2. (rare, by extension) Denoting a genre, movement, subculture, or group. Tags: broadly, morpheme, rare
    Sense id: en--core-en-suffix-en:type
  3. (chiefly Internet slang) Denoting an aesthetic or vibe. Tags: Internet, morpheme
    Sense id: en--core-en-suffix-en:aesthetic

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